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Hush Puppies Launches Limited Edition Shoe for National Breast Cancer Foundation

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Rockford, MI–Hush Puppies has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in their fight to promote breast cancer awareness. To inspire more people to join NBCF’s cause to help save lives, Hush Puppies will launch a limited edition pink Chaste Ballet shoe style.  Additionally, Hush Puppies will donate $10,000 …

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Trend Finder: Flip Flops

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The Summer staple footwear  item may be flat in silhouette– but this season’s  flip flop designs have stepped themselves up a notch. From bold printed patterns, to beads, metal embelishments, braids and beyond;  hit the beach in style this season. Where to Find Flip Flops (Sponsored):  Ipanema Graphic tribal inspired print flip …

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Expanded Wolverine Reorganizes Its Brand Groups

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Rockford, MI–Wolverine Worldwide today announced a reorganization of its four operating groups into three. The move follows the company’s acquisition of Collective Brands’ Performance + Lifestyle Group, which included Sperry Top-Sider, Saucony, Stride Rite and Keds brands. According to Blake Krueger, Wolverine’s chairman/ceo, the new alignment will maximize brand synergies …

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Wolverine, Golden Gate to Split Up Collective Brands in $1.32 Billion Deal

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Topeka, KA and Rockford, MI—Collective Brands will be split up in a $1.32 billion deal where Wolverine World Wide will take over four footwear brands, and private equity firms Blum Capital Partners and Golden Gate Capital will take over Payless ShoeSource and Collective’s international licensing business. Wolverine and Golden Gate …